Charles Omenihu available for San Francisco 49ers' NFC Championship game after arrest

The San Francisco 49ers are expected to play defensive lineman Charles Omenihu in Sunday's NFC Championship game despite his arrest this week.

The San Jose Police's arrest report revealed that Omenihu's girlfriend alleged he had pushed her to the ground during an argument. Officers did not see any physical injuries, but she did complain of a pain in her arm before declining medical attention at the scene.
Following the arrest, the NFL stated that, "The matter will be reviewed under the league's personal conduct policy. There is no change to his status."
The 49ers have echoed the NFL's point of view on Omenihu, and will not be benching him for the NFC Championship clash with the Philadelphia Eagles.
"We've looked into it for the last 24 hours, or 48 hours," head coach Kyle Shanahan said, as quoted by the official NFL site.
"Not necessarily myself, but other people. We feel very good letting the legal process take care of itself.
"Don't feel we should kick him off our team at this time."
Omenihu was listed as a limited participant in practice this week, after suffering an oblique injury during the 19-12 win over the Cowboys, but should be fit for Sunday's game.

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